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Myomectomy Scar Tissue And Infertility
After D&C in oct2014 my period has been irregular in 3months I missed 2periods neg preg test should I be worried about scar tissue? And infertility?
Yes: yes i think it is a cause of concern. Mot likely the issue is a hormonal problem. But anytime you have a procedure and then see a change it warrants and evaluation. First things first i would see a specialist. I would recommend a saline ultrasound in the office. That would likely give you your answer ...Read more
A myomectomy is the procedure when fibroids are removed and the uterus remains. Myomectomies can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the location of the fibroids. Fiboids in the uterine cavity can often be removed hysteroscopically, with no abdominal incision. Depending on size and location, myomectomies can be done laparoscopicaaly, ...Read more
Could multiple rapes (including one as a child) cause infertility later in life from scar tissue or something else?
Yes: The perpetrators of rape can pass a STD (chlamydia/gonorrhea) that could scar your tubes and make natural pregnancy difficult or impossible.Child rape can also damage the equipment enough to create problems. A thorough evaluation with an OBGyn could provide you with a better picture of any damage. Tests can be done to provide basic info. ...Read more
Will two D&C cause me to have scar tissue leading to becoming infertile ? I made poor chocises where I had two abortions after my son I'm so worried!
Unlikely: D&C may cause scar tissue in the uterine cavity and may cause the cavity to 'stick' together. If this happens then you most likely will not have a period after the D&C and you may need surgery to separate the cavity. If you are seeing your period then scar is unlikely to affect your fertility. ...Read more
Does a colposcopy and taking 5 biopsys cause infertility? My results were negative but we haven't conceived in 10 months. Can it cause scar tissue?
Could 3 d&c procedure for miscarriage or abor make a woman infertile ? Worried I wouldn't be able to carry full term ? Or have scar tissue
Infertility rarely: Abortions and miscarriages in of themselves do not prevent future pregnancy. The only instance of rare infertility post D & C is when the endometrium was vigorously curetted causing scarring and adherence of the inner(endometrial) walls of the uterus called Asherman's Syndrome. ...Read more
I had a myomectomy on 12december2012. I was told 4 weeks post op and i can start gymming. Is it too soon? Still feels swollen around the scar.
If ok with surgeon: Different surgeons may have different opinions but i think it is reasonable to begin low impact aerobic exercise and light weights with addition of increasing resistance over the next 3 weeks. Monitor your wound in the progress. It often takes up to 48 hours to assess pain and tenderness after a new exercise regimen do start slowly. Compression garments over the scar may help minimize swelling. ...Read more
It will get better: Most scars will fade significantly. Usually a scar is the thickest and most obvious around six weeks after an operation but that is a general estimate. Scars generally fade with time but they are always there. Sometimes they fade to almost nothing. If you are unsatisfied, there are treatments for scars. See a plastic surgeon for more alternatives. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more